‘DOCTOR WHO’ writer – talks creating deaf characters on television

October 13, 2015 in Community News, Hearing Loss & Deafness

 

 

‘Doctor Who’ writer Toby Whithouse talks creating deaf characters on television

Entertainment Weekly
BY KELLY CONNOLLY
October 12, 2015

In a season packed with two-part episodes, Doctor Who just concluded a notable one. Thriller “Under the Lake”/ “Before the Flood” sent the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara (Jenna Coleman) to an underwater mining facility run by the no-nonsense Cass, played by deaf actress Sophie Stone. At New York Comic Con on Saturday, writer Toby Whithouse (Being Human) told EW that he’s been “delighted” by fans’ response to both Stone and her character.

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Read interview with actress Sophie Stone, Oct. 5,2015 – Tech Times
‘Doctor Who Extra’ Features Sophie Stone Discussing Role On Series